Friday, September 30, 2011

Sangria Recipes

White Sangria
  • 1 bottle (750 ml) dry white wine
  • 3/4 cup peach schnapps
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 6 tablespoons frozen lemonade concentrate
  • 3/4 pound nectarines or peaches, pitted and sliced (or frozen!)
  • 1 green apples, cored and sliced
  • diet ginger ale
  1. In a large pitcher, combine the white wine, liquors, and lemonade concentrate. Stir until the lemonade is dissolved. Add the peaches and apples. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours to overnight to blend the flavors.
  2. Serve over ice with a 1:1 ratio with the ginger ale. Use a slotted spoon in include fruit in each serving.
Red Sangria
  • 2 bottles Spanish red wine
  • 1 cup brandy
  • 3/4 cup triple sec, peach schnapps or orange flavored liqueur 
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup frozen lemonade concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar*
  • orange slices
  • lemon slices
  • apple slices
  • 4 cups club soda, ginger ale or 7-up (optional)
  1. Combine the wine, brandy, triple sec, oj, lemon juice, lemonade concentrate, and fruit. Refrigerate overnight. 
  2. Before serving, add club soda (if you'd like a fizzier sangria) or ginger ale (if you'd like a sweeter sangria). Serve over ice.
*Ginger ale and 7-up will add a little bit of sweetness, so you can omit the sugar if you choose to go with either of them.

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